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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This means the organization can be more efficient because it has opened up and allowed its network to create content about what they love: nature.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Instagram Overview. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Tool Box.

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

Other organizations may undergo a strategic planning process, but fail to operationalize the plan. How does my organization compare?

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

Connection Cafe

The Performance Imperative offers a common definition of high performance, supported by seven pillars of highly effective organizations.

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Rethinking Volunteer Recruitment: A Real-Time Example of How Not to Attract Volunteers


Explore a real-time example to learn from the missteps of one organization''s approach. Leaders of volunteers are just that, leaders of people who choose to serve. They are typically not marketing wizards, and are not expected to be. Then, learn more about what it takes to apply "otherliness" to your volunteer marketing messages

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest


Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? I have 1021 pins.

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How to Monitor Your Organization Online


It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online. Use Google Alerts.

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond. Pets Add Life – Talking Cat Consultants. Video

7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

Let’s take back the trust that good organizations deserve by brushing up on the top ethical dilemmas facing the sector. Tainted Money. Privacy.

Learning from Example: Innovative methods to engage your online community


Learning from my fellowship at EPIP and other organizations’ experiences, I have learned three important lessons about engaging an online community. Sophia Guevara. Social Media Fellow. Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. What do clean water and foundation libraries have in common? Online community management, for one thing.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in?

Harnessing Your Organization’s Story: The Missing Ingredient in Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

Although many organizations are telling their stories these days, there still seems to be something missing from their stories.

One Cost Your Organization Can’t Afford to Cut

Connection Cafe

More often than not, nonprofit organizations are tasked with doing more with less. Seeing that an organization offers training and professional development can be a selling point to potential candidates. If an employee feels empowered to grow, they’re more likely engage and invest in the organization’s long-term success.

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Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

But when handled well, humor can both humanize your cause and your organization AND get people’s attention, compelling them to donate.

HOW TO: Calculate Your Nonprofit’s Organic Reach on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Using the method below you can calculate your average monthly organic reach. Add up the organic reach for each post shared during a month.

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Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: YQe91n #npsmpeer.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members. A good example is Name: Marianna Moneymaker.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Many of us don’t value taking the time for intentional learning within our organizations. Define your Call to Action. Step 1.

Making Your Organization More Fluid


Take Zappos as another example. This excerpt is from the chapter on Fluid. investing in soft skills. When they do this, they get better results.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

More than 20 NetSquared-affiliated organizers will be at the conference — look for the people wearing NetSquared pins. Watch out! event

How Do Other Organizations Control Administrative Costs?

Tech Soup Blog

We've answered the question: "How do other organizations control administrative costs?" How are nonprofits coping with this issue?

Insta-what? Pin it where? Why should arts and cultural organizations use Instagram and Pintrest?

Connection Cafe

I was having a conversation the other day about the ways in which Pintrest and Instagram can be used at nonprofit organizations.

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The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This organization is one that was born as networked nonprofit, in part, because of the experience and vision of its leader, Annie Leonard.

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Self-care in a nonprofit organization is the responsibility of both the individual staff person and the organization.

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are significant benefits to both the organization and the leaders themselves by building a thought leadership profile on social. Benefits.

Implementing Lean Startup in Mission-Driven Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The principles were useful but I found it difficult to translate the case examples into concepts for the social sector.

Can Social Business Reshape the Organization?


What happens when we hit Slide 28, where the organization wants anyone in company to form their relationships. Niall Ferguson, Harvard Univ.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations – Guest Post by By:Leah Neaderthal, Co-Founder, Lean Impact.

Investing in the Infrastructure of Nonprofit Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

All of us are very grateful to the handful of funders that have made significant investments in "infrastructure" organizations.

5 Examples of Organizations Who Were Tactful or Tacky on 9/11


Many organizations and brands wrestle with this every year when it comes to the anniversary of 9/11. Others chose to remain silent. Thank You!

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization


Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. Google Alerts. Paid Apps. Mention.

Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

We focused on principles for community building and community organizing, as well as examples of both short-term and long-term engagement.

Humanizing your organization creates amazing results. This is how.


We realized, for example, that our business processes would improve if we have better mechanisms to deal with conflict resolution and experimentation.

5 Analytic Tools to Track Your Organization's Metrics


In the example below I searched for the hashtag #fundraising. Google Analytics Report with Visually.

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Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies


Analysis of this social data is critical not just for agency communication offices—but also for program managers at every level of your organization.

3 Nonprofit Success Metrics That Your Organization Needs to Be Tracking

NonProfit Hub

You will use this kind of assessment to figure out if your annual pie eating contest is more fun, more profitable or hopefully both, for example.

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9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

HART for Animals is a one-stop rescue organization for all things pets in rural Maryland. They said you want an example? Andrew's.

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They will be placed with organizations working on policies in these areas, many part of large international networks, nonprofits, and government.

The Best Online Safety Resources for YOUR Organization

Tech Soup Blog

Online Security for Kids (and the Organizations Serving Them). Online Security for Healthcare Organizations. But wait. There's more!